November 20, 2021 Patrick Korir

Friendly fire: City Stars ties Kangemi, beats Naija boys, again

Nairobi City Stars

A Mohammed Isaku goal in the 84th allowed Kangemi United to escape with a point during a friendly game played at the Vapor Sports ground on Friday 19 November 2021.

Isaku’s goal canceled out an early Charles Otieno fifth-minute goal off an assist by right-back Kevin Chumsy Okumu.

In the second game at the same venue, City Stars once again hit Naija Boys 3-0 to replicate a similar score registered when the two sides met in the preseason at Camp Toyoyo.

Kenedy Vidic Onyango powered in a header off a Peter Pinchez Opiyo corner in the 24th minute for the opening goal.

Ezekiel Odera added a second at the onset of the second half off a delivery by left-back Dennis Wanjala.

Recently capped teenager Timothy Ouma, fresh from being fielded in 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Uganda and Rwanda, provided an assist at the death, for his sibling Elvis Noor Ojiambo to drill the final nail to the Naija Boys coffin.

The two latest friendlies follow on two others at the same venue last Friday where City Stars registered 5-0 and 7-0 over Juve FC and Black Boots.

All the friendlies are to keep the team focused before the resumption of the league in due course.


City Stars 1: 16: Jacob Osano, 19. Kevin Okumu, 12. Edwin Buliba, 4. Salim Abdallah, 28. Herit Mungai, 3. Charles Otieno, 30. Anthony Kimani, 14. Rowland Makati, 26. Ebrima Sanneh (Jeff – trialist-46), 7. Rodgers Okumu, 9. Vincent Otieno Okoth

Coach: Nicholas Muyoti

Kangemi United: Mugami McMillan, Mohammed Isaku, David Natey, Naftali Ondeche, Kelvin Etemesi, Sammy Kamau, Dennis Mwale, Brian Kipruto, Elly Kessey, George Wamere, Christian Mackenzi

Subs: Alvin Meso, Nigel Otieno, Daniel Gitau, Enock Waka, Barnabas Ochieng, Edwin Kiegu, Frank Barasa, Duncan Munika, Gilbert Thalua, Vavak Oyim, Noah Baraza

Naija Boys: Zachary Onyango (guest), Collins, Yinka, Isa, Kenny, Shisha, Gallas, Tony, Emma, Konfor, Raphael,

City Stars 2: 1. Elvis Ochoro, 8. Calvins Masawa, 26. Dennis Wanjala, 25. Kenedy Onyango, 27. Lennox Ogutu, 10. Peter Opiyo, 18. Sven Yidah, 21. Oliver Maloba, 32. Ezekiel Odera (Timothy Ouma), 11. Davis Agesa

Not considered: 6. Ronney Kola, 24. Erick Ombija, 15. John Kamau, 22. Wycliffe Otieno, 5. Mike Madoya (all injured), 23. Steve Nunge (rested), 17. Nicholas Kipkirui (on leave)

Coach: Nicholas Muyoti

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